Day 25: That Time an Orthodox Jew Celebrated Christmas

The first and only time that Alex Edelman’s family celebrated Christmas, their tree was topped not by a star, but a teddy bear...

Winter Storms Wreak Havoc Across Canada

The heavy snow and bone-chilling temperatures in Canada were part of the same weather system affecting much of the United States. Source link

Russian Forces Shell Ukraine’s Kherson Region

Even as President Volodymyr Zelensky returned to Kyiv energized by his warm welcome in the United States, the bloodshed continued on the ground,...

Xi Xi, Whose Writing Defined a Changing Hong Kong, Dies at...

A former public-school teacher, she wrote poems about animals and children that were often steeped in commentary about wealth disparity and David-and-Goliath power...

As Ukraine Readies for a Second Year at War, Prospect of...

WASHINGTON — As the war in Ukraine soon enters its second year, Ukrainian troops will find it much more challenging to reclaim territory...

At a Holiday Celebration in Southern Ukraine, ‘Kids Still Need Miracles.’

MYKOLAIV, Ukraine — Some of the children who sat on Saint Nicholas’s lap asked for iPhones. Others asked for peace.Others, said Yevhen Vorobyov,...

COP15 Biodiversity Talks: Countries Sign On to “30×30” Conservation Plan

MONTREAL, Quebec — Roughly 190 countries early on Monday approved a sweeping United Nations agreement to protect 30 percent of the planet’s land...

Military Spending Surges, Creating New Boom for Arms Makers

WASHINGTON — The prospect of growing military threats from both China and Russia is driving bipartisan support for a surge in Pentagon spending,...

Crucial Talks on Preserving Nature Are on Now. Here Are the...

MONTREAL, Quebec — Remember the big climate talks in Egypt last month? There’s another hugely important environmental summit happening right now in Canada....